How Alex Carson is using his CEBL experience to prepare for the AUS

HALIFAX, NS – This past summer, Alex Carson took his first step into professional basketball with the Edmonton Stingers of the Canadian Elite Basketball League (CEBL), but he didn’t have to do it alone. After months apart following his graduation, the move to the Stingers offered Carson an opportunity to reunite with former Tigers teammate Sascha Kappos. Having played in Florida, Halifax, Edmonton and Greece, Kappos … Continue reading How Alex Carson is using his CEBL experience to prepare for the AUS

CEBL’s best on display with 2021 CEBL Awards

EDMONTON, AB – Championship Weekend for the 2021 CEBL Season has gotten underway and it all started with the annual CEBL Awards Gala that took place at the Edmonton Expo Centre. It was a night to recognize the best of the best in the CEBL and stars were in great numbers. Lindell Wigginton of the Hamilton Honey Badgers had a standout season in the CEBL. … Continue reading CEBL’s best on display with 2021 CEBL Awards

2021 CEBL Notebook #8: Playoffs Are Here!

TORONTO, CANADA – The regular season may have come to an end this week, but the excitement just keeps on coming in the CEBL. After a long season, the league’s best and brightest are once again poised to put on a great show in the playoffs this year. So before you grab your popcorn and flip on the CBC to watch the playoffs, make sure … Continue reading 2021 CEBL Notebook #8: Playoffs Are Here!

2021 CEBL Notebook #5: Five U SPORTS Names Making Noise in Week 4

TORONTO, ON – It was an exciting week of firsts in the CEBL this week, as the league’s playoff picture began to take shape. The Edmonton Stingers suffered their first loss of the season at the hands of the Ottawa BlackJacks, while the Saskatchewan Rattlers defied the pundits and captured their first win of 2021 with an Elam Ending thriller in Guelph, beating the Nighthawks … Continue reading 2021 CEBL Notebook #5: Five U SPORTS Names Making Noise in Week 4

2021 CEBL Notebook #4: Five U SPORTS names making noise in Week 3

TORONTO, ON – It turns out that it really is Xavier Moon’s world, and we’re all just living in it. The reigning CEBL MVP put on another clinic on Thursday night, as the Edmonton Stingers visited perhaps their strongest championship challengers in the Hamilton Honey Badgers, and came through with a statement win in the process. Edmonton went into FirstOntario Centre in Hamilton and thoroughly … Continue reading 2021 CEBL Notebook #4: Five U SPORTS names making noise in Week 3

2021 CEBL Notebook #3: 5 U SPORTS Names Making Noise in Week 2

TORONTO, ON – The CEBL is usually a league where any team can win on any given night, but the Guelph Nighthawks weren’t able to find any good nights over the course of the past week. Guelph dropped three straight games to the their archrival Hamilton Honey Badgers, who have ridden a couple of emerging U SPORTS studs to 2nd place in the CEBL, behind only … Continue reading 2021 CEBL Notebook #3: 5 U SPORTS Names Making Noise in Week 2

Former U SPORTS star Kadre Gray adjusting quickly to the CEBL with Ottawa

VANCOUVER, BC – When Kadre Gray plays basketball, he likes to smile. Whether during his time in U SPORTS or now at the professional level, he knows the sport is supposed to be fun. That’s why he smiles; he just loves the game of basketball.  In his first season with the CEBL’s Ottawa BlackJacks, Gray is showcasing the skills that earned him several accolades while … Continue reading Former U SPORTS star Kadre Gray adjusting quickly to the CEBL with Ottawa

Hamilton’s guards don’t shy away from the moment

TORONTO, ON – At 3-1, the Hamilton Honey Badgers sit third in the CEBL, and their victories have come with nothing short of impressive performances. Kalif Young, Kenny Ejim and Thomas Kennedy get the job done inside the paint while their guards put on a show offensively. Feeding the ball to a dominant post inside and letting a player go to work is something many … Continue reading Hamilton’s guards don’t shy away from the moment

Keevan Veinot adds Nova Scotia flavour to the CEBL

TORONTO, ON – The Province of Ontario and the GTA are dominant with representation in the seven CEBL clubs across Canada. It’s no secret the influence the NBA’s Toronto Raptors have given the city and surrounding areas for the last 20-plus years. But four other provinces are represented in the CEBL. Quebec, Alberta, British Columbia and Nova Scotia. One of those players from Nova Scotia … Continue reading Keevan Veinot adds Nova Scotia flavour to the CEBL